Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2018-2019

WTT-111 Wind Turbine Technical Foundations I (4.00)

Introduces electrical and mechanical subsystems on the on-campus utility-scale wind turbine. Includes electrical and hydraulic schematic reading, turbine control systems, communication and network topology, wiring and electrical power distribution, and hydraulic systems. Explores technical fundamentals of wind turbines and allows regular climbs of the on-campus wind turbine to reinforce learned concepts, and gain confidence and competence as tower climbers. Credits: 4, Hours: (3/2/0/0), Prereq: WTT-102, all required health and safety certificates; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B